PAUL EVENS CHARTED THREE BILLBOARD HOT 100…TOP 20 HITS IN ONLY EIGHT MONTHS…THE FIRST… (SEVEN LITTLE GIRLS)SITTING IN THE BACK SEAT IN SEPTEMBER OF 1959, THE SINGLE WOULD CHART AT #9 ON THE HOT 100.  THE SECOND HIT IS THE CLASSIC…MIDNITE SPECIAL…CHARTING IN JANUARY OF 1960 AND CLIMBING TO #16.  HIS THIRD HIT…HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME…CHARTED IN MAY OF 1960 AND BECAME HIS SECOND HOT 100, TOP 10 HIT…CHARTING AT #10.

PAUL’S THREE TOP 20 HITS, SPENT A COMBINED 45 WEEKS ON THE HOT 100…SEVEN LITTLE GIRLS (18 WEEKS), MIDNITE SPECIAL (13 WEEKS) AND HAPPY-GO-LUCKY-ME (14 WEEKS).  PAUL WOULD CHART ONE MORE HOT 100 HIT SINGLE.  HIS RECORDING OF THE BRIGADE OF BROKEN HEARTS, CHARTING IN AUGUST OF 1960 WOULD CLIMB TO #81.

PAUL ALSO WROTE SUCH ROCK CLASSICS AS…WHEN…AS RECORDED BY THE KALIN TWINS…ROSES ARE RED BY BOBBY VINTON AND I GOTTA KNOW BY ELVIS PRESLEY, JUST TO MENTION A FEW.  THE TALENTED PAUL EVENS ALSO WROTE MUSICAL SCORES FOR BROADWAY AND THE MOVIES…PAUL WAS BORN IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK ON MARCH 5, 1938….

CLICK THE SONG TITLES BELOW TO HEAR PAUL SING HIS HIT SINGLES

Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back Seat

Midnight Special

Happy-Go-Lucky-Me

Till the next time…Joe (JoeT.)

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